Music, Fireworks and Fun!
On Friday July 1st Detroit’s own Grammy nominated saxophonist Randy Scott will kick off the John E Lawrence Jazz concert series. The free series happens every Friday through September 2nd and features nationally known Jazz artists. It happens from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ford Lake Park in Ypsilanti.
Learn how to create a festive 4th of July for your at home party
4th of July is right around the corner and we are getting everyone ready to celebrate the red, white, and blue with some style and flare you can create at home. Today on “Live In The D”, host Tati Amare was joined by Kerry Doman, the founder of Little Guide Detroit, to share her ideas of how to set the scene for a fun and festive day for the family.
Get ready for a stylish 4th of July
Monday is one of the biggest events in Detroit with the Ford Fireworks show, and the 4th of July is the weekend right after, so lets get ready for some fun. Today on “Live In The D” Local 4 Style Editor Jon Jordan got everyone ready to showcase their red, white, and blue in a fashionable way. Let’s span our horizons and avoid looking like Uncle Sam! Jon says you can be stylish and still be patriotic.
Metro Detroit weather: Steamiest day of the Holiday Weekend
Theres a different feel to the air out there today, as the humidity and heat will crank up a notch around Metro Detroit this Friday before the 4th. And, today will likely be the steamiest day of the Holiday Weekend as it looks like the humidity lessens just enough on Saturday and Sunday making those more comfortable days if there is such a thing in this heat wave. Sunset is at 9:13 a.m.We have more 90s coming at you this Holiday Weekend, but the dew points and humidity look to take a more comfy step backwards, which we will take! So highs around 92F for the 4th Of July tomorrow around Metro Detroit and not terribly uncomfortable under mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. Have a wonderful Holiday Weekend.
July Fourth weekend will test Americans' discipline
In hard-hit South Florida, beaches from Palm Beach to Key West will be shut down for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans' self-control that could determine the trajectory of the surging coronavirus outbreak. The fear is that a weekend of crowded pool parties, picnics and parades will fuel the surge. The warnings were sounded after a Memorial Day weekend that saw many people emerge from stay-at-home orders to go to the beach, restaurants and family gatherings. Dr. Don Williamson, head of the Alabama Hospital Association, said he is really, really worried about the Fourth of July."
How you can see the Macys Fireworks from the comfort of your home!
With the Fourth of July just days away, many people are wondering how they will get their fill of fireworks in this era of social distancing. Well, you can still see a spectacular sky display, along with performances by music stars all from the comfort and safety of your own home. The 44th Annual Macys 4th of July Fireworks show in New York City will be broadcast on Saturday, July 4th, from 8 to 10 pm on Local 4. New this year, the big fireworks show will be broken up into several firework displays throughout the five boroughs of New York. According to Dreyer, who lives in the city, they have been setting off fireworks throughout the city randomly and unannounced.
Watch: Detroit police want people to follow these safety tips when using fireworks this holiday weekend
DETROIT Many public fireworks shows have been canceled this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and because of that fireworks sales have seen an increase. The 4th of July holiday weekend is approaching and the Detroit Police Department is sharing some safety tips for people who plan on setting off fireworks. Police are urging people to keep consumer fireworks away from young children. They said consumer fireworks should be lit in a clear and open area. You are asked to wearing protective eye wear when lighting fireworks and follow the manufacturer instructions.